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This year Smithers celebrates its 100th birthday! Many activities are planned through the year, but the main event is Homecoming from Aug 2-10th. Event details at

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Something for everyone!

Grab your golf clubs, shop Smithers Main Street, enjoy the water, ride your bike...Smithers offers a variety of fun and adventureous things to do!

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March/April Exhibition: “Springtime in Croatia” & “Travel Photography”

Mar 18 - Apr 26 2014

The Smithers Art Gallery is delighted to welcome two new shows to the gallery, “Springtime in Croatia” – plein-air studies and paintings by Eileen Astin, Evi Coulson, Poppy Dubar, and Elizabeth Zweck - and “Travel Photography” by Joseph Andrews. 

Smithers Rodeo Spring Dance

Apr 12 - May 13 2014

Dance at the Evelyn Hall to music by Deuces Wild.  Tickets at BV Insurance on Main Street and the Smithers Feed Store.  $15 each.   

BV Farmers Market - Indoors Market

Apr 19 - May 03 2014

The indoors Farmers Market is at the Smithers Curling Rink, 4216 Third Ave, Smithers.  Enjoy the social experience while browsing through produce, baked goods and artisan wares. 

Schnai Dai - Ski season finale on Hudson Bay Mountain!

Apr 20 - Apr 20 2014

This is the season finale you are looking for!  The place to be is Hudson Bay Mountain - Slush Cup, Dummy Downhill. Bring and wear and costume. Enjoy the sounds of Reggae- rock with Highball Riot in Whiskey Jacks.  

Smithers Community Profile

posted 12 Jul 2012

Now available - the 2012 edition!

About Smithers

Smithers is located in the Bulkley Valley of northwestern British Columbia, on the Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway (Route 16), approximately half way between Prince Rupert and Prince George.

From waterfalls to concert halls, our visitors quickly find out what makes this place so special. Where else could you revel in the solitude of a rocky peak, dance to live music by Juno award-winning artists and experience the thrill of viewing black bears on the roadside, all on the same day?

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Home away from Home

Katie Adams, Australia

I have been living on and off in Canada since 2009 and this worked up North, just outside of Smithers.  As a treeplanter, a good town for my days off was crucial-and Smithers was perfect for that.  Its a home away from… more »

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Steelhead Paradise

A great Steelhead fishing video shot in the Bulkley Valley.


The Grey Premiere

Premiere night for “The Grey” – directed by Joe Carnahan, starring Liam Neeson, shot in Smithers, BC.


Paragliding at Malkow Lookout

Autumn is a wonderful season in the Bulkley Valley. The views are splendid, especially from way up high!


Huckin Eh!

Huckin’ Eh! One of the many downhill mountain bike trails in Smithers BC.


Cronin Pass Mountain Bike Trip

Produced by Lee Lau and Sharon Bader. Trip assisted by Smithers Mountain Bike Association August 2010. Trip over Cronin Pass on Mountain Bikes.


Ride Guide in Smithers

RideGuide visits Smithers BC. Enjoy the video!


Smithers Olympic Torch Relay Event

Day 93 of the Olympic Torch Relay saw a massive event in Smithers, coinciding with the ‘Spirit of the Mountains’ winter festival antics on Main Street.


Live Entertainment

From our annual Fall Fair & Rodeo to two-time Juno award-winning musician Alex Cuba, Midsummer Music Festival and the Creative Roots dance group, Smithers will keep you entertained.


Outdoors in the Summer

The activities are limitless! Hiking, biking, boating, swimming, fishing, horseback riding… or just relaxing in view of the mountains.


Winter in the Mountains

Winter in the Smithers area is the most beautiful season of all, with lots to do for everyone.


Food & Drink

A quick bite or a fine-dining soiree, cold beer on tap or a parlor-style ice cream cone. There’s a lot of choice in Smithers.


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